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Thread: Helix Calculator

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    Here is a link to a helix calculator. With this link you can not only calculate helix problems, but scale speed and distance. I am offering this link as a layout planning tool:

    http://nietzsche.mit.edu/auro/trains/tech/HELIX/
    Rick Nicholson

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    Excellent timing. Have added this to my bookmarks. I was just about to attempt some calculations for my empire planning.

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    thank you. I think. Or is it time for me to go back to my first N scale layout - a Kato unitrack oval?
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    More is more fun! [img]graemlins/clappy.gif[/img]
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